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July 3, 2015

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Electric Daisy Carnival

Sound judgment: Get to know these EDC DJs before the Speedway's massive dance party
Sound judgment: Get to know these EDC DJs before the Speedway's massive dance party
June 18, 2015
Under-the-radar EDC DJs: Sure, you know Kaskade and Calvin Harris, but have you checked out Freedom Fighters or Alison Wonderland?
Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike are DJ superstars with sights set on Vegas
Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike are DJ superstars with sights set on Vegas
June 18, 2015
The brother-duo is a big deal globally, but is just now hitting its stride in Vegas
EDC 2014
What happens if you're caught with drugs at EDC?
June 17, 2015
If you dance with Molly ...
Armin Van Buuren during Night 1 of the 2014 Electric Daisy Carnival on Friday, June 20, 2014, at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Strip Scribbles: Electric Daisy Carnival to begin amid dangerously high heat
June 17, 2015
Electronic dance music fans will have to cope with crippling and dangerously high temperatures — 112 degrees! — this weekend as the 2015 Electric Daisy Carnival kicks into high gear. The owl will rule over Las Vegas Motor Speedway from Friday through Sunday.
Drai’s announces $5,000 costume contest for ladies ahead of 2015 EDC
Drai’s announces $5,000 costume contest for ladies ahead of 2015 EDC
June 17, 2015
Ladies: Looking for some extra cash ahead of the 2015 Electric Daisy Carnival this Friday through Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway? Perhaps to pay for the $800 Maverick Helicopter ride to and from EDC?
Vegas’ own rising-star DJ 3LAU talks EDC and new musical endeavors
Vegas’ own rising-star DJ 3LAU talks EDC and new musical endeavors
June 16, 2015
Find out why this year's Electric Daisy Carnival is going to "mark a whole new chapter" in the local DJ's career.
Electric Daisy Carnival has turned into one of the biggest weekends of the year in Las Vegas.
Industry pros share thoughts on the changing impact of EDC Vegas
June 16, 2015
"It’s something you can’t experience somewhere else."
A food vendor selling hot dogs in the parking lot watches festival-goers leave at the end of day two of the Electric Daisy Carnival festival at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Sunday morning, June 23, 2013.
Get ready for Electric Daisy traffic jams
June 15, 2015
Motorists may want to avoid Interstate 15 near the Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend as the Electric Daisy Carnival arrives in town, bringing with it heavy traffic. The Nevada Department of Transportation is expecting ...
Bob Anderson performs as Frank Sinatra in “Frank: The Man, The Music” during a dress rehearsal Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at Palazzo.
Yuman linking Las Vegas to Broadway with Estefan musical; ‘Frank’ to run through Frank’s 100th birthday
June 12, 2015
Las Vegas meets Broadway by way of Chicago in the current run of “On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan.” Co-producing the show is Las Vegas entertainment manager Bernie Yuman, who was of course …
Fans pack the Circuit Grounds stage as Calvin Harris performs during the final night of the 2014 Electric Daisy Carnival on Sunday, June 22, 2014, at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Entertainment tax reform is good for casinos, bad for Electric Daisy Carnival
June 12, 2015
Upcoming changes to a Nevada tax on entertainment have casino representatives breathing a sigh of relief, but the organizers of two annual festivals that contribute millions of dollars to the state economy aren’t happy. Gov. Brian Sandoval signed a bill on Thursday that aims to ...
“The Book of Mormon.”
Strip Scribbles: ‘Book of Mormon,’ Electric Daisy Carnival, Buca Cafe Italiano
June 8, 2015
The award-winning musical “The Book of Mormon” broke records at our Smith Center for the Performing Arts during its four-week run last year. Now it’s returning for a limited engagement Sept. 22 through Oct. 18, and tickets are on sale as of today.
Holly Madison and Pasquale Rotella pose for photos in front of the Ferris wheel where he asked for her hand in marriage during the 17th annual Electric Daisy Carnival at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday, June 23, 2013.
Insomniac guru Pasquale Rotella: Las Vegas is No. 1; new surprises, attractions
June 4, 2015
Insomniac founder Pasquale Rotella has unveiled a sneak peek into all the brand-new, over-the top additions and attractions at the Electric Daisy Carnival here in a few weeks — but he plans to keep other surprises secret until the gates open.
Fans pack the Circuit Grounds stage as Calvin Harris performs during the final night of the 2014 Electric Daisy Carnival on Sunday, June 22, 2014, at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Monday by the Numbers: EDC and its confetti-helicopter dance fest
May 25, 2015
On this Memorial Day, Monday By the Numbers is focusing on the upcoming Electric Daisy Carnival, which is set for June 19-21 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Holly Madison and Pasquale Rotella pose for photos in front of the Ferris wheel where he asked for her hand in marriage during the 17th annual Electric Daisy Carnival at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday, June 23, 2013.
Insomniac partners with eBay to launch EDC Week Charitable Auction
May 10, 2015
A unique Electric Daisy Carnival auction has been created for this year’s three-day festivities, and if you have one winning bid, you can helicopter out to Las Vegas Motor Speedway with EDC’s Insomniac head honcho Pasquale Rotella and his wife, Holly Madison.
Attendees dance to the sounds of Justin Martin during the first night of the Electric Daisy Carnival early Saturday, June 21, 2014, at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
EDC could balk if lawmakers up the entertainment tax
Feb. 25, 2015
This is one party Nevada doesn’t want to see end.
The Gazillionaire and Penny Pibbets of “Absinthe” celebrates its third anniversary Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Caesars Palace.
Strip Scribbles: ‘Absinthe’ Down Under, ‘Duck Dynasty’ musical, EDC sales
Dec. 15, 2014
I’m reliably hearing that after Australia, The Gazillionaire will travel to Europe to open two, maybe three other versions of “Absinthe” in major cities. Penny Pibbets will reportedly be with him for three months.
Attendees dance to the music of Kaskade during night 2 of EDC, Saturday June 21, 2014 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Reminder: EDC 2015 tickets on sale today
Dec. 1, 2014
Last year's edition of the party at the Speedway sold out well ahead of its lineup announcement. Get on it!
Attendees dance to the music of Kaskade during Night 2 of the 2014 Electric Daisy Carnival on Saturday, June 21, 2014, at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Electric Daisy Carnival returns to Las Vegas from June 19 to 21, 2015
Nov. 19, 2014
Tickets ranging from $329 for a three-day pass to $699 for a VIP pass go on sale Monday, Dec. 1. Once again, there will be no single-day tickets for the fifth-annual festival at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Attendees dance during the first night of the Electric Daisy Carnival Saturday, June 21, 2014 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Nightlife News & Notes: EDC 2015 reveals dates and ticket prices and more
Nov. 18, 2014
Also: More NYE talent announcements!
Fans pack the Circuit Grounds stage as Calvin Harris performs during the final night of the 2014 Electric Daisy Carnival on Sunday, June 22, 2014, at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Report: EDC 2014 brought in $338 million for the Las Vegas Valley
Nov. 14, 2014
The Electric Daisy Carnival juggernaut continues to pay dividends for the Las Vegas area.
Felice Garcia performs during Mark Shunock’s “Mondays Dark,” benefiting Nevada SPCA, at Vinyl on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, in the Hard Rock Hotel.
Strip Scribbles: Ri Ra record; Felice Garcia album; Bobby Flay; Chef Artist Dinner Series; EDC
Oct. 20, 2014
Pending final review by Guinness World Record accountants, Ri Ra Irish Pub hosted nonstop live music with no more than 25-second breaks between songs and five-minute breaks between sets for nearly 16 days ending at 1:10 a.m. Friday.
Drugs, alcohol killed man in Las Vegas for EDC music fest, coroner says
Sept. 24, 2014
Authorities say a 21-year-old California man who died in Las Vegas before attending the Electric Daisy Carnival music festival had a lethal combination of ...
Attendees dance to the sounds of Justin Martin during the first night of the Electric Daisy Carnival early Saturday, June 21, 2014, at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Another person in Las Vegas for Electric Daisy reported dead
June 27, 2014
A man visiting Las Vegas for the Electric Daisy Carnival died in the hospital without ever making it to the music festival, according to the Clark County Coroner’s Office. It is the third reported death among...
EDC 2014: Behind-the-scenes with the kandi-sweet Sparkle Pop dancers
EDC 2014: Behind-the-scenes with the kandi-sweet Sparkle Pop dancers
June 26, 2014
The group is just one contingency of more than 500 performers (i.e.: not DJs) who help bring America’s biggest dance party to life.
EDC 2014
After three relatively smooth editions, EDC hits a few speed bumps
June 26, 2014
A look at EDC 2014: Logistical issues and too much commercial EDM hampered an otherwise well-produced Electric Daisy Carnival.
Night 1 of the 2014 Electric Daisy Carnival on Friday, June 20, 2014, at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Electric Daisy Carnival 2014’s 20 most beautiful people
June 25, 2014
You thought only homely people went to Electric Daisy Carnival this past weekend? Think again! This year, per usual, the bold and the beautiful made their way to Las Vegas for parties that...
Attendees dance in front of a mock-up of a giant boom box during the final night of the 2014 Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway Sunday, June 22, 2014.
Electric Daisy Carnival: 5 takeaways from the festival's final night
June 24, 2014
There's promise and appeal beyond EDM and the high-production stages for which EDC is most known
Attendees watch fireworks during the final night of the 2014 Electric Daisy Carnival on Sunday, June 22, 2014, at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
2014 EDC Night 3: It’s a wrap with the most enjoyable DJ set in three days by …
June 24, 2014
Three exhausting but most of all exhilarating nights of the 2014 Electric Daisy Carnival have come to an end. Was it worth the effort (fighting traffic) to attend all three days of the annual electronic dance music festival for the first time in four years?
Netsky performs during the final night of the 2014 Electric Daisy Carnival on Sunday, June 22, 2014, at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Electric Daisy Carnival: Musical observations from Night 3
June 24, 2014
EDC 2014 solidified the festival’s shift from the underground to the mainstream.
Syn Cole entertains the crowd at the Circuit Grounds stage during the second night of the Electric Daisy Carnival on Saturday, June 21, 2014, at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
How much money do these well-known DJs make?
June 24, 2014
The 2014 Electric Daisy Carnival just ended in Las Vegas, but many of the DJs and electronic dance music fans in town for EDC are no strangers to the Strip. Most of the world's top DJs are regulars here, but do you know how much they made last year?